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Children's Fitness Programs El Monte CA

The study of martial arts is far more than an extracurricular activity - it’s a unique training program that empowers children with techniques and strategies for lifelong success. Martial arts classes help children learn discipline, self-control, self-confidence, respect, concentration and courtesy. Read more.

Ramirez's Karate Studio
(626) 442-9343
10755 Lower Azusa Rd
El Monte, CA
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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Chin Woo Quan Tae Kwon DO
(626) 287-0808
5628 Rosemead Blvd
Temple City, CA
Martial Art Styles
Tae Kwon Do

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Chun Lee Woo Tae-Kwon-DO Ctr
(626) 287-2555
4230 Rosemead Blvd
Rosemead, CA
Martial Art Styles
Tae Kwon Do

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Tae Kwon DO Ctr
(626) 288-7777
7508 Garvey Ave
Rosemead, CA
Martial Art Styles
Tae Kwon Do

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Choi Lee Fut Kung Fu Academy
(626) 574-1523
500 1/2 E Live Oak Ave
Arcadia, CA
Martial Art Styles
Kung Fu

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Aikido Academy
(626) 291-5655
9506 Las Tunas Dr
Temple City, CA
Martial Art Styles
Aikido

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Chinese Kung-Fu Sports Injury
(626) 281-8987
301 W Valley Blvd
San Gabriel, CA
Martial Art Styles
Kung Fu

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One on One Kickboxing
(626) 292-6857
4026 Rosemead Blvd
Rosemead, CA
Martial Art Styles
Karate, Kick Boxing

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Quan Yin Kung Fu & T'Ai Chi
(626) 357-4065
802 S. Primrose St.
Monrovia, CA
Martial Art Styles
Kung Fu, San Soo, weapons, forms.

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Red Dragon Karate
(626) 303-1415
453 W Foothill Blvd
Monrovia, CA
Martial Art Styles
Karate

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Children's Fitness Programs

The Benefits of Martial Arts For Kids

There are lots of activities that kids can be involved in. Soccer, swim team , ballet, gymnastics – my kids have done them all. Rarely have they been involved in a sport that I think holds life lasting benefits – until now. About a year ago, my teenage daughter asked if she could join the muay thai classes that her girlfriend was enrolled in, and I agreed. Well, it’s been such a great learning experience for her that I’ve now enrolled two more of my children in classes. They love the instructors, who make every class exciting, and the self-defense that they’ve learned has been amazing. The instructors keep tabs on all of the students, asking about grades and behavior at home and reinforcing the desired behaviors.

The study of martial arts is far more than an extracurricular activity - it’s a unique training program that empowers children with techniques and strategies for lifelong success. Martial arts classes help children learn discipline, self-control, self-confidence, respect, concentration and courtesy. It’s awesome to see a group of 30 kids stand at attention and belt out, “Yes, SIR!” Kind of gives me hope that the grunts and groans I usually hear will not last forever!

There are other benefits as well:

  • Many martial arts schools also offer leadership courses for kids, in conjunction with their karate for kids programs, or similar lessons.
  • Martial arts is ideal for children who do not do well in team sports, giving them the ability to flourish this activity, while combining physical and mental practices.
  • Many do not realize this, but martial arts training is safer than most school sports. My kids have learned how to fall correctly to minimize injury and also how to successfully overpower a much larger opponent without fear. The gym that they train at is well padded and maintained.
  • Children with special needs, such as ADD (Att...

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